Lawyers Get Vigilant on Cybersecurity

Lawyers Get Vigilant on Cybersecurity

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New As hackers step up attacks on law firms, attorneys are being forced to master a subject few of them studied in law school: Cybersecurity. Lawyers, who increasingly rely on email, smartphones and other mobile devices to handle deals and other confidential matters, are being asked to encrypt messages, resist using...
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Lawyers Get Vigilant on Cybersecurity

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As hackers step up attacks on law firms, attorneys are being forced to master a subject few studied in law school: cybersecurity....
Lawyers Get Vigilant on Cybersecurity

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UGH. (Photo: Krebs on Security Remember back in the mid-2000s, when everyone used to get those annoying “YOUR COMPUTER IS INFECTED” pop-up ads for anti-virus software?  (For that matter, remember pop-up ads?) Like anyone with an ounce of Internet savvy was going to download software marketed via sketchy pop-ups. Well, get...
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Let's kick this off with an obligatory link to WillUsingThePrefixCyberMakeMeLookLikeAnIdiot.com. As Senator Harry Reid has declared that the Senate absolutely will vote on a cybersecurity bill soon, despite significant questions about the bills under consideration and about whether such a bill is really needed at all, Jim Harper points out...
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www.techdirt.com
Let's kick this off with an obligatory link to WillUsingThePrefixCyberMakeMeLookLikeAnIdiot.com. As Senator Harry Reid has declared that the Senate absolutely will vote on a cybersecurity bill soon, despite significant questions about the bills under consideration and about whether such a bill is really needed at all, Jim Harper points out...
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Retired judge joins fight against DoJ's "outrageous" Megaupload seizures

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Abraham David Sofaer Abraham David Sofaer Abraham David Sofaer, a former New York federal judge, recently was presenting a paper at the National Academy of Sciences about deterring cyberattacks when he learned the feds had shut down Megaupload, seizing its domain names, in a criminal copyright infringement case. Troubling...
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Stuxnet: the worm that turned Obama into a hypocrite?

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Stuxnet: the worm that turned Obama into a hypocrite?

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Following a number of large botnet attacks on major corporations last year, the Obama administration announced a voluntary, industry-wide plan to combat botnets based on a set of developed principles by the Industry Botnet Group (IBG) and nine other private groups. The White House also revealed its development of a...
Big Brother is watching botnets: White House rolls out initiative to fight viruses
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